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(USA) Standard & Poor's (NYSE:MHP) Ratings Services said market conditions outlook for the US forest products sector in 2008 is mixed with a steady-to-upward pricing momentum persisting for paper and paperboard... read more »
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(China) For Chinese fans, the latest Harry Potter book is not so affordable. Neither are the latest Dan Brown novels and classic Chinese fiction... read more »
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(Canada) MagForestry Inc., a division of MagIndustries Corp. (TSX VENTURE:MAA) has announced the signing of an agreement (the Agreement) for the sale and delivery of eucalyptus wood chips to a major European pulp and paper producer... read more »
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(USA) Americans are using more cardboard in different ways each year. But tree replanting and technological advances in making cardboard are easing the environmental impact, says Patrick J. Moore, chairman and chief executive of the Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation, the largest maker of paper-ba read more »
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(India/China) VD Bajaj, ED, Rama Newsprint & Papers, in an interview with CNBC-TV18, said that while imported lending prices stand at USD 570, they have signed contracts at USD 605 which has resulted in an increase by USD 40. According to him, domestic players can expect an increase amount... read more »
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(India) West Coast Paper Mills Ltd., which belongs to the S.K. Bangur Group, has ordered a new production line for high-quality writing, printing and copy grades from Voith Paper... read more »
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(USA) The Oakdale fire chief credited workers at the Rand-Whitney Corp. with expert rescue efforts after a contractor at the paper mill fell into a pulp vat. Emergency workers arrived to find the man, whose name was not available, lying at the bottom of what Fire Chief Gary Murphy described... read more »
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(Thailand) Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said it affirmed its 'B-' corporate credit and issue ratings with a negative outlook on Thailand's integrated pulp and paper company, Advance Agro Public Co Ltd, and removed them from negative watch... read more »
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(USA) “It’s obviously difficult news,” Jeff Landin, president of the Neenah-based Wisconsin Paper Council, said on Domtar Corp.’s decision to close its Port Edwards mill and put 500 people out of work. “It’s disappointing news.” read more »
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(UK) A Hemel Hempstead-based organisation that produces recycled paper using a converted 110-year-old Victorian paper mill has been recognised for saving more than 130 tonnes of waste going to landfill... read more »
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(USA) Temple-Inland has announced the completion of its previously announced tender offer for up to $500 million aggregate principal amount of its 6.750% Medium Term Notes (Series F) due 2009 (the "2009 Notes") and 7.875% Senior Notes due 2012... read more »
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(Canada) Domtar Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Domtar Corporation, has announced the Total Consideration payable under the previously announced Offers to purchase for cash any and all of its outstanding Canadian dollar denominated 10% Debentures due 2011 and 10.85% Debentures due 2017... read more »
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(USA) Weyerhaeuser has announced that the board of directors has elected Daniel S. Fulton, 59, president effective Jan. 1, 2008... read more »
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(USA) International Paper Senior Vice President of Printing & Communications Papers Wayne Brafford will address Credit Suisse and other investors on Monday, Dec. 17 at 1 p.m. EST. Mr. Brafford's webcast remarks will include an overview of supply and demand dynamics in the North American... read more »
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(Canada) Domtar has announced that it will close its Port Edwards, Wisconsin mill as well as reorganize production at its Dryden, Ontario facility. These measures will result in a permanent reduction of Domtar’s annual production capacity by approximately 342,000 tons... read more »
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